Cherry Poppin’ Daddies – “Zoot Suit Riot” (original video)

4 Feb

 

Zoot Suit Riot

 


The original 1997 video for “Zoot Suit Riot” by Eugene, Oregon ska/swing band the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, from their fourth album of the same name. Directed by Isaac Camner and filmed at the Cafe du Nord in San Francisco.
This is the rarely seen original “Zoot” video which aired only once on MTV. Once the song became a hit, CPD’s record label made them film another video, as this one apparently “wasn’t up to the standards of MTV”. That version – the one all of you ’90s MTV junkies would be most familiar with – can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rq7fuC…

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